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“To be opened in the event of my death…”

“To be opened in the event of my death…”

I am doing some work for my Eng­lish AS course and  need a com­par­i­tive piece to go with a poem I am study­ing. I have tried look­ing  for Win­ston Churchill’s good­bye let­ter to his wife but have been unsuc­cess­ful. Is there any way I could even have a part of the text of the let­ter for my stud­ies? —A.S., UK

Win­ston and Clemen­tine (Wikipedia Com­mons)

This was a great let­ter. Expect­ing he would like­ly wind up fight­ing in France after his removal as First Lord of the Admi­ral­ty in 1915, Churchill wrote his wife a let­ter to be opened in the event of his death.…

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